A note from Capt. David Mangum:

Flylords: What do you look forward to the most about tarpon season?

David Mangum: You know, the beginning of it’s really awesome, and by the end of tarpon season, you’re actually like, what else is going on? But in the beginning, I’m super fired up. It’s still like a little way out, but it’s all I’m thinking about. Having this weather warm-up and that feeling of seeing the first one.

The cool thing about tarpon is it’s always changing. There are spots that the tarpon live and you fish them in. They change here and there, but you know they’ll swim over those spots on parts of the tide, there are all sorts of other aspects of the fish that are always changing. It’s a puzzle and if it were exactly the same every day, it would bore the shit out of you. You have to keep engaged…

Read on below for the full Interview with Capt. David Mangum presented by Costa Sunglasses.

Costa Behind the Guides: David Mangum

Check out David’s guiding operation located in the Florida Panhandle @shallowwaterexpeditions, or by visiting his website to book a guided trip here. 

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